Home / Business

RSS

Business

Senegalese fishermen.
From Business

Senegal issues sub-Saharan Africa’s largest Islamic bond offering

Senegal is offering sukuk bonds worth over $200m to investors, ahead of the region’s more developed economies.

INGAPORE-CHINA-THAILAND-TOURISM.
From Business

Singapore bullish on African opportunities

Southeast Asian economy Singapore hopes to position itself as a portal between Africa and the region - but will Africa’s capacity constraints slow the process?

Egyptians hold portraits.
From Business

Will Sisi's flirtation with populism really hit the rich?

Egypt’s newly elected President may talk of hiking taxes, but his interests remain fundamentally aligned with the business and military elite.

Iron mine.
From Business

Simandou deal marks breakthrough for world’s largest untapped iron ore deposit

British-Australian miner Rio Tinto has announced a $20bn deal to develop the Simandou iron ore project in Guniea

MINING-DIAMOND.
From Business

Zimbabwe diamonds, platinum bullish despite economic woes

Easing of diamond sanctions and South African platinum strikes unrest have bolstered Zimbabwe’s production as the rest of the economy struggles.

Voting Station.
From Business

Investors’ crisis of confidence under South Africa’s ANC

As the final polls are counted in South Africa, the prospect of another five years under the African National Congress’ increasingly controversial rule gives investors little to cheer about.

African mobile.
From Business

Are exits, acquisitions, and IPOs on Africa’s tech horizon?

Is Africa’s tech movement gearing up to take its startups to the next level?

Bineta Diop.
From Business

Including Women in Africa’s Economic Growth: A Conversation with Bineta Diop

As the World Economic Forum opens in Nigeria, This Is Africa speaks to the Co-Chair and women’s rights activist.

African film.
From Business

Nollywood: The new business of African film

2014 may be the year the African film industry breaks out of its niche.

DRC infrastructure.
From Business

Company linked to Israeli billionaire to partner with construction giant on DRC infrastructure

Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler has a long history of investing in the country, but his DRC interests are under scrutiny for their lack of transparency.

Graça Machel on women's empowerment in Africa

Graça Machel talks to This Is Africa about her work empowering women across Africa and globally on the side of the 2015 Skoll World Forum.

More videos from This is Africa 

Join our community

Content partners

   

We use cookies to improve site performance and enhance your user experience. If you’d like to disable cookies on this device, please see our cookie management page. If you close this message or continue to use the site, you consent to our use of cookies on this device in accordance with our cookie policy, unless you disable them.